Category: New York

Kimpton Hotels Winter Special

Kimpton Hotels Winter Special

Enjoy 15% off the Best Available Rate from now through to 24th  February 2007, with select Kimpton Hotels.  Participating hotels are in Alexandria, Boston, Cambridge, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, New York, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Scottsdale, Seattle,  Silicon Valley, Vancouver  and Washington DC.

Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel & Conference Center renovation

Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel & Conference Center renovation

Offering amazing views of the New York Skyline, the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel & Conference Center  has completed  a $17 million renovation. All 427-newly renovated guestrooms feature the signature Sheraton Sweet SleeperTM Bed, which boasts a multi-layered, lavishly plush custom-designed bed, sumptuous feather down pillows, crisp cotton sheets and a signature blanket and duvet. Other branded […]

Fly business class to New York for  £799

Fly business class to New York for £799

Flying from a private terminal at London Luton airport, a new British business class low-fare airline called Silverjet is offering a ‘Silver Saver’ on flights to New York, which means you get to fly for just £799 between 25th January and 31st March 2007. Other long-haul destinations are in the pipeline for future years.

Happy 75th Birthday to The Waldorf Astoria

Happy Birthday! New York’s Waldorf Astoria reaches the grand old age of 75 today. Over those years, the hotel has entertained countless US Presidents and international dignitaries. In fact, since 1931 every single US President has stayed there, making it arguably one of the most recognised Presidential suites in the world.

Sensation Bars from Omni Hotels

Sensation Bars from Omni Hotels

Local treats ranging from Yoo-hoo to California Golden Pretzels await guests of Omni Hotels on both coasts of the US, as the brand’s  new Sensation Bar expands to the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza and Omni Berkshire Place in New York City, following successful introductions to the Omni Mandalay in Las Colinas near […]

Capital District Apple Festival & Craft Fair at Altamont, NY

Capital District Apple Festival & Craft Fair at Altamont, NY

Autumn is a great time to get out and about, and to take in a few sights.   And it’s also a great time for apple festivals.  If you’re near Albany, NY this weekend, you might like to  make your way to the 15th Capital District Apple Festival & Craft Fair at Altamont. As well […]

Ten luxury hotels worth the splurge

Ten luxury hotels worth the splurge

In a recent article by Molly Feltner for SmarterTravel.com, a shortlist of ten luxury hotels “worth the splurge” were identified. The lucky few to get a mention were: Forte Village, Sardinia Ladera Resort, St. Lucia Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods, NH Hotel Secreto, Isla Mujeres, Mexico New York Palace Hotel, NY Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua […]

Lonesome Dove Bistro is Big Apple bound

Lonesome Dove Bistro is Big Apple bound

Texan Tim Love, who made his name with the award-winning Lonesome Dove Bistro in Fort Worth, is taking his concept to New York City. From 19th September 2006, Big Apple diners will be able to enjoy kangaroo carpacchio nachos, duck and foie gras ravioli and various other wonderful delicacies.

The Ultimate Line At The Mandarin Hotel, New York

If your budget won’t stretch as far as The Penthouse at The Pierre, take a look instead at The Ultimate Line At The Mandarin Hotel, New York.   It comes with  a generous  living room space and formal dining room, four bedrooms including double master suite  and media room, seven and a half marble bathrooms […]

The Penthouse At The Pierre

The Penthouse At The Pierre

The penthouse at The Pierre Hotel in Manhattan is  for sale. This 5-bed, 3-floor penthouse was the original ballroom to The Pierre Hotel but  has since been converted and is now  listed by Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales, LLC  for a cool $70 million. “This is without question the most important and spectacular penthouse in […]

Hotel booking gets more sophisticated

Hotel booking gets more sophisticated

Book New York’s Irquois Hotel online and, at the same time, you can order a few treats to your room from their Elegant Touches menu. Wine, chocolates, cheese, fruit… there’s a number of extras to choose from. This could be a growing trend in the luxury market but I’m not sure how convinced I am […]

The changing positions of luxury hotels in the Big Apple

The changing positions of luxury hotels in the Big Apple

There’s an interesting article in the New York-based Business Travel News about how luxury hotels in Manhattan are sprouting up in what appear to be less than likely locations, and not necessarily in the highly desirable locations that you might expect. The article cites the Hotel on Rivington on the Lower East Side, the Hotel […]

Portable GPS for hotel guests

Portable GPS for hotel guests

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai is the latest luxury hotel to follow the growing trend of providing their guests with portable GPSs.   It’s already done in the US by the Rosewood Hotel Group (that’s New York’s The Carlyle, Dallas’ The Mansion on Turtle Creek and Hotel Crescent Court) who provide  Garmin’s iQue M3 device. Times are […]

The next generation of Concorde?

The next generation of Concorde?

Nevada-based Supersonic Aerospace International has commissioned Lockheed Skunk Works to design a plane that can cover New York to Los Angeles in just two hours. Called the QSST (quiet supersonic travel), this supersonic aircraft could be a successor to Concorde, capable of speeds up to 1200 mph (Mach 1.8), but will hold just 12 passengers.

Massage seats on select Emirates flights

Massage seats on select Emirates flights

In addition to fine dining, wine and a 19″ entertainment screen, travellers on Emirates‘ business class service between New York and Dubai will soon be welcoming a new luxury – flat bed massage seats. An ad campaign for the seats was launched in the US this week with the service scheduled to start on 1st […]

Imperial Jets' Manhattan Golf Classic special offer

Imperial Jets’ Manhattan Golf Classic special offer

Do you want to see Donald Trump, Tom Watson, Dennis Quaid, Annika Sorenstam, and other celebrity and professional golfers play against each other while being pampered in New York City, free? Fly to the Manhattan Golf Classic on an Imperial Jets heavy class private jet and receive two complimentary passes to the Manhattan Golf Classic […]

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